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Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free DFW-MEX  
User currently offlineWiLdmanVzla From Mexico, joined Sep 2000, 616 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1699 times:

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS?!!!!!
(What a way to get a free trip down here!!!!!)

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Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free Dallas-Mexico Trip

Apr 12, 2001

A Dallas/Fort Worth baggage handler won a free but unwanted trip to Mexico after accidentally locking himself in a cargo hold.

The man banged on the walls of the plane as it prepared for take off. Crew members reported hearing a knocking sound and carried out checks before giving the all-clear.

It was only when the plane landed in Puerto Vallarta that the man was discovered.

He was loading luggage for Champion Air at Dallas-Fort-Worth Airport when he became trapped in the pressurized hold.

A spokeswoman for the airline says an investigation has been launched into the incident. The man was unhurt.


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User currently offlineBaec777 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1231 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1668 times:

I feels sorry for the Crew member of the carrier.... hoping this never happens again. !!!! but anyway, Free Trip !!

Baec777  Wink/being sarcastic


User currently offlineArchie Bunker From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 401 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1667 times:

On the return trip from Mexico, 50 "baggage handlers " where found in the cargohold. Big grin

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